Jed Kim Environment Reporter
Jed Kim is an Environment Reporter for Southern California Public Radio.
Before joining KPCC, Jed was a producer at WNYC’s “The Takeaway” and an associate producer for the HBO documentary “Birders: The Central Park Effect.” His work has been featured on NPR and Marketplace.
Jed graduated from the University of Chicago in 2002, with a biology degree. After a few years of working in a laboratory, he decided that he’d be much happier as a radio reporter. He graduated from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 2008.
Stories by Jed Kim
The money will go towards removing invasive plants, putting in native ones and improving streams to protect threatened fish species in the canyon.
Winter storms are expected to frustrate Thanksgiving travel plans along the East Coast. On the West Coast, storms are politely holding off until after the holiday.
City wants to turn land considered a vital wildlife corridor into a park. Some worry the move could discourage animals from moving in and out of of Griffith Park.
State Wildlife Conservation Board give $650,000 to efforts to guide animals to underpass beneath frequently deadly stretch of the 101 freeway.
Forecasters put the chances of above-average winter rains at 33-40 percent for much of California. Are those good odds? We asked a bookie.
The settlement stems from negotiations among operator Southern California Edison, minority owner San Diego Gas & Electric Co. and consumer advocates.
One particular virus keeps appearing in sick sea stars, but even that leads to more questions. Specimens show the virus has been here for at least 70 years.
The video feature at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach shows how the global climate phenomenon develops and alters weather patterns.
The Whittier Narrows Nature Center has been the focus of debate for a decade. Opponents say the scope of the project is too large; supporters seek to teach watershed science.
The plaintiffs include Communities for a Better Environment, Physicians for Social Responsibility-Los Angeles, Sierra Club, and Natural Resources Defense Council.
The measure would assess an annual parcel tax of $23 on all residential and commercial properties in the county for 30 years.
Critics say they were unpleasantly surprised by the seemingly last-minute decision to exclude a large portion of the southwestern end of the mountain range.
The move comes after the state barred consumers from buying second-generation anticoagulant rodenticides. Licensed exterminators can use them.
The suit asks a federal judge to force the EPA to enforce stricter guidelines. Local air officials say the region has already met the standards.
California’s drought is likely to persist or intensify for most of the state during the next three months, with 2014 on its way to being the warmest on record.